Last updated: 2/12-2022

Nyköping is located on the coast, one hour south of Stockholm. The closeness to Europe’s major cities via Stockholm Skavsta airport, the archipelago and the Sörmland cultural landscape make Nyköping an attractive place to live.

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers


Size by area

2066 km²


Apart from Nyköpingshem, there are also the housing companies HSB, Peab, Rikshem and Kungshem.

Language groups in the locality

Arabic, Finnish, Somali, Swedish, Thai and Tigrinya.

Associations and organisations

There is the Somali association in Nyköping, Somaliland association, Thai association in Nyköping & Oxelösund, Nyköping Finnish association, Finland-Swedes in Nyköping/Oxelösund, Afar aid organisation, the Bosnian Behar association, and Islamic culture centre.

What is available in the immediate area

Municipal service offices are located in the housing areas Brandkärr and Arnö. They have social guides who speak Somali and Arabic. They collaborate closely with the family centres that operate an open nursery school in these areas. They also have ante-natal and child healthcare clinics.

The employment service, social services, police, emergency services and others collaborate in a network.

There are several second-hand shops locally.


Nyköping has many nursery schools, which are presented in more detail on the municipality's website.

Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools

The municipality provides comprehensive schools for pupils up to year 9. On the municipality's website you can find more about comprehensive schools and also the opportunities for upper secondary education.

Education opportunities

The municipality offers different types of adult education and Swedish for immigrants, sfi. On the municipality's website you can read more about the available opportunities.

Health and medical care

Within the municipality you'll find a number of different forms of care. Here there are amongst other things a welfare centre for general issues and access to child care, antenatal care and dental care. On the municipality's website you can find more information about who you can turn to for different areas of care.

Interpreter assistance

The municipality and region have agreements with Semantix language services.

Public transport

There are public transport links in the municipality. Information on timetables and different ways to travel can be found on the municipality's website.

Work and entrepreneurship

Major employers, apart from Nyköping municipality and Region Sörmland, are Schneider Electric Sverige AB, Stockholm Skavsta Flygplats AB, Studsvik AB, Eberspächer Exhaust Technology Sweden and ABB AB Cewe-Control.